Disappointment was raised at this week’s meeting of Shetland Islands Council’s harbour board that plans to build a new fish market in Scalloway failed to secure £2.4 million of European funding.
Coastguard search and rescue helicopter Rescue 900 was tasked earlier today to attend to an injured crewman aboard a fishing vessel northeast of Orkney.
Shetland Islands Council has announced work has begun to bring about temporary repairs to a sea wall in Lerwick in the wake of recent storm damage.
A man from Lerwick who struggled so violently with police officers that they had to put on riot gear to enter his cell was given an 18-month prison sentence when he appeared at the town’s sheriff court yesterday.
Shetland Islands Council (SIC) will be forced to fund the entire £5.6 million cost of building the new Scalloway fish market after the scheme missed out on European funding.
Two men whose plot to bring nearly £30,000 worth of cannabis into Shetland was scuppered when the speedboat they used to ferry the drugs into Lerwick off a NorthLink ship sparked the attention of the emergency services have been sent to prison.
A man from Lerwick who downloaded over 21,000 indecent photos and videos of children has been sent to prison for 20 months.
Aberdeen’s Beach Ballroom was filled with applause and cheering yesterday as hundreds of new graduates both celebrated their achievements and prepared to enter the world of work.
A Shetland mum who balanced her studies in Aberdeen with flying to and from home to see her family has celebrated finally securing her degree.
An island airport prepared for a serious situation at the weekend when a routine flight reported a problem.
No additional cabins can be built on NorthLink’s ferries due to safety regulations - but four extra berths will be installed in the coming months.
Calls have been made for the operator of Sumburgh Airport to ditch plans to impose parking charges on passengers who left their car at the airport before December 1.
More than 130 workers have been evacuated from a North Sea oil platform after it lost power.
Shetland Space Centre (SSC) has joined forces with telecom experts in the neighbouring Faroe Islands, to drive forward space industry developments in the two island groups and beyond.
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A drink driver who ploughed into a taxi near Voe while driving on the wrong side of the road, seriously injuring three people, has been sent to prison for 18 months.
An oil worker who created a rumpus on a Loganair flight and then had to be taken away by police has been fined £2,000 at Lerwick Sheriff Court.
An overseas telecommunications network has unveiled plans to enhance mobile phone coverage across Shetland by bringing high-speed 5G technology to the isles.
A Shetland man says he is “fortunate” after moving out of a Californian town just days before it was ravaged by a devastating wildfire.
A new arrangement that will see an overhaul of church congregations in Shetland and Aberdeen is to be presented to the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly following extensive meetings to thrash out the finer details of the arrangement.
A man from Lerwick has been given another seven months behind bars after admitting assaulting a woman and struggling with police officers just days after he was released from prison early on a home detention curfew.
Island leaders have voiced concerns about the populations of the smaller Shetland islands as it emerged a major employer is offering relocation packages that could encourage people to move away.
A man has been remanded in custody after pleading guilty to assaulting three women at a house in Sandveien in Lerwick last month and stealing a car.
A Scottish Government minister has said that he hopes a multi-million-pound growth deal with Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles can been struck as “quickly as possible”.
A motion has been lodged in parliament celebrating plans to base a new charity air ambulance in Aberdeen.
New figures have revealed more than 436,000 library books, CDs and DVDs are currently overdue in Scotland.
Plans to build the UK’s most northerly whisky distillery are progressing after an investment drive was launched to raise around £4.5 million for the project based on the island of Unst.
Primary one pupils in Shetland have the second lowest dental decay incidence in Scotland.
Incredible footage has been captured showing a Coastguard winchman boarding a fishing boat in rough seas to rescue an unwell crewman.
Coastguard search and rescue helicopter Rescue 900 was called to assist a sick fisherman earlier today.
A pod of some the ocean’s most fearsome and awe-inspiring predators have been caught on camera chasing a terrified seal up a Shetland cliff face.
An exhausted owl has been air-lifted to safety by helicopter – after crash-landing on a North Sea oil rig.